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Colchester town centre reopening


Dedham, West Mersea, Tiptree and Wivenhoe high streets and open spaces

What to expect when visiting local high streets

  • Cleaning has been increased where appropriate as per Public Health England guidance. 
  • Signage and barriers have been installed to protect visitors.
  • Neighbourhood Wardens have been deployed to aid with stewarding and supporting the public and businesses.

How to keep yourself safe when visiting local high streets

  • Plan your visit, including how your will travel to the high street.
  • Always follow signage and keep left when walking.
  • Clean your hands regularly at the provided hand sanitiser stations or use your own hand sanitiser.
  • Follow shop procedures, including queuing guidelines.
Get top tips on how to stay safe when visiting Colchester's town centre or any of our local high streets. 

Page last reviewed: 12 April 2021